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The aim of the series in which Eduard Mhle?s book appears is to present the results of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(recent research by German historians, on the assumption that otherwise they would be inaccessible to many )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(English readers. Since it hard to imagine any serious student of German history not being able to read much )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the original research on which the papers are based, the inference must be that the books are aimed largely )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(at the non-specialist or informed general reader. That demands a clarity and directness of expression that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 173.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(most of the contributors manage to achieve, for most of the time at least.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mhle himself sets a good standard, generally managing to make the different contributions in his book look )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(more coherent overall than they really are. His deft introduction traces the evolution of the conciliatory )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(character that finally came to mark German relations with the European East at the close of the twentieth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(century. Ambitiously, he wants the volume to explore not just the political and economic dimensions of this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(development but also aspires to trace the ?mental maps? of Germans towards the European East. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Aficionados of the labels deployed over the years to avoid the pitfalls of the term ?Eastern Europe? will )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mentally record that the expression, ?European East? is, in effect, little more than shorthand for the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(369)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Monday, 1 December, 2003)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Editor:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Eduard Mhle)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.163 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 484.907 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1859737192)] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.651 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.395 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2003)] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.139 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.883 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(45.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.627 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.371 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(224pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.115 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.859 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Berg)] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.603 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher url:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.347 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/germany-and-the-european-east-in-the-twentieth-century-9781859737101/)] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.091 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 313.835 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(New York, NY)] TJ ET BT 34.016 299.579 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 285.323 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(John Hiden)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 7029 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(territories to the East of Germany.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Peter Krger?s opening chapter, on the European East and Weimar Germany, concentrates largely on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(foreign policy. Perhaps because he is distilling the findings of his earlier massive work \(Die Aussenpolitik )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(der Republik von Weimar, Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1985\), his paper suffers slightly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from over-compression. He gives precedence to the Soviet Union because in his view it had precedence for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Weimar Germany. Another constant he finds in Weimar policy is the support given to German minorities in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the East. In fact he chooses not to explore the implications of the minority problem for German foreign )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(policy, relating it in passing mainly to domestic considerations. He rightly observes that the Rapallo )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(agreement between Germany and the Soviet Union in 1922 never marked a fundamental turn to the East, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(adding that the German government ?did not know what to do with the Soviet Union except to keep relations )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(correct and to maintain the vague hope of making common cause with it against Poland in an uncertain )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(future.?\(p. 13\) He could have added an impossibly distant future, in so far as Gustav Stresemann prioritised )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(relations with the West. As Krger concludes, ?Locarno was a starting point which gave Eastern Europe its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(best chance for security and stability in the whole interwar period.? \(p. 25\))] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Manfred Hildermeier?s chapter on Germany and the Soviet Union begins by stressing the similarities )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(connecting Germany to Russia, before going on in fact to dwell on the many obvious differences between )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the two powers. It is not so much that there are serious contradictions in his basic argument, rather that it is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(over-ambitious and he does not appear to have given himself enough time to think it through properly. It )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(might well reflect the demand to produce the original seminar think-piece for publication under pressure.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 489.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(By contrast, Gert von Pistohlkors presents a highly informative and very clear analysis of Germany and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Baltic region. It is all the more readable for eschewing the jargon that creeps into other contributions in this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(book. Gerhard Hirschfeld?s overview of Nazi Germany and Eastern Europe is a workmanlike study of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(leading instigators and practitioners of Nazi policies towards Eastern Europe that eventually also attempts )] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the perhaps impossible task of getting inside the skins of ?ordinary German soldiers?. In Hirschfeld?s view, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(these invariably did not need Nazi ideology and propaganda to view Eastern Europeans as ?dirty?, ?filthy? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and ?slimy?. Such an attitude, Hirschfeld argues, was not simply a ?reflection of Nazi racism, rather it )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(preceded it.? \(p. 85\) There is of course nothing particularly new in this contention.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Michael Mller?s article on Poland and Germany, like the chapters by Pistohlkors and Hildermeier, takes the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(story through to more recent times. He compares the damage inflicted by Germans on Jews with that caused )] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by Germans to Poles and as a result sees a ?special relationship?. \(p. 92\) However, he also reminds us that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 320.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?Poles and Germans place the Second World War in different chronologies? \(p. 93\), before tracing the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 306.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(impact this has had on their differing memories of the pre-history of that terrible conflict. Although he tries )] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to assess shortcomings in Poland?s stance towards Germany, he remains convinced that there was little )] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(alternative to Warsaw?s ?combined strategy of confrontation and compromise with Germany.? Poland, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mller goes on, certainly ?overestimated the scope for political bargaining.?\(p. 98\) It is surprising to find not )] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(even passing reference on this point to more recent Stresemann studies, given the professed purpose of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(book to inform about newer research.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 208.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The editor himself eventually takes on perhaps the most difficult task of the seminar series, in trying to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 194.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(outline the ?European East on the Mental Map of German Ostforschung?. The essay turns out to be above all )] TJ ET BT 34.016 180.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(an informative and thought-provoking account of Hermann Aubin?s life and work. The analytical device )] TJ ET BT 34.016 166.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(employed by Mhle is a comparison of three of Aubin?s major essays written at different points. The core )] TJ ET BT 34.016 151.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(images that the author finds in the work of this indefatigable Ostforscher ?consist of the eastward migration )] TJ ET BT 34.016 137.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the German people, the transfer of culture and the civilizing of the East caused by this migration, and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 123.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(intricate demographic and ethnic, but also cultural and political, interdependence of Germans and East )] TJ ET BT 34.016 109.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Central Europeans.? \(p. 125\))] TJ ET BT 34.016 82.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In the last two chapters, both also spanning the years from pre- to post-Second World War, Hans Lemberg )] TJ ET BT 34.016 68.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(first essays the mutual perception of Czechs and Germans. He works from the assumption that there was no )] TJ ET BT 34.016 54.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(uniform German mental map of the European East, largely because various German mental maps exist. His )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 18 0 R ] /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 2245 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(illuminating survey looks in particular at the images of Reich Germans, Austrians and Sudeten Germans. He )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(notes in particular that ?The elements of their respective judgements with regard to Czech affairs merged )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from 1938 and, even more so, during the second half of the twentieth century? \(p. 148\), when the societies of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the two German states and Austria absorbed transferred Germans from Czechoslovakia. Finally, Axel )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Schildt does what he can with the subject of relations between the Federal Republic of Germany \(oh, distant )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(memory\) and Eastern Europe.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(While here and there over-compression and occasional obscurity of argument betray the origin of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapters as seminar papers, and a few grammatical errors have escaped the editor, much ground is covered in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mhle?s small volume; non-German readers will certainly be able to derive profit from it, even if the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(specialist will find few surprises.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The editor thanks Professor Hiden for his review, and does not wish to comment further.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 603.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [()] TJ ET BT 34.016 577.397 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Other reviews:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 563.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2])] TJ ET 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 558.415 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 540.635 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Source URL:)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 104.672 540.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/369)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 104.672 539.241 m 322.316 539.241 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 514.264 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Links:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.864 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([1] http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/item/2041)] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.464 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2] http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews)] TJ ET endstream endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 19 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 104.6717 539.5555 322.3157 551.4355 ] >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/369) >> endobj xref 0 20 0000000000 65535 f 0000000008 00000 n 0000000073 00000 n 0000000119 00000 n 0000000335 00000 n 0000000372 00000 n 0000000550 00000 n 0000000632 00000 n 0000004736 00000 n 0000004845 00000 n 0000004955 00000 n 0000005064 00000 n 0000008625 00000 n 0000008753 00000 n 0000008837 00000 n 0000008902 00000 n 0000015984 00000 n 0000016068 00000 n 0000018366 00000 n 0000018494 00000 n trailer << /Size 20 /Root 1 0 R /Info 5 0 R >> startxref 18589 %%EOF